Follow us on Facebook!

BREAKING NEWS!! The BGCA Youth Development team now has a Facebook page! https://www.facebook.com/BGCAYouthDevelopment/ We will use this page to post all new Club Experience Blog posts, plus lots more from the Youth Development team at BGCA. That will include new resources and tools on BGCA.net, links to training opportunities, and exclusive giveaways! Why Facebook? We... Continue Reading →

Join the YDT Community!

Did you know that the YD Toolbox app has a BUILT IN COMMUNITY???? You can get to the YDT Community online or through the Social button on the home page of the YD Toolbox app, which looks like this: There are two separate forums right now, one for Supervisors and one for Youth Development Professionals, although... Continue Reading →

2017 In Review!

2017 has been both the fastest and the SLOWEST  year of all time. But it has been a GREAT year for Boys & Girls Clubs! In 2017 the Movement has grown and strengthened, and incredible things are happening in Clubs across the country. And this little 'ol blog began! The Club Experience Blog has been... Continue Reading →

It’s the Youth Development Toolbox!

Have you downloaded the Youth Development Toolbox app yet? If you haven't, GO DO IT RIGHT NOW. I'M SO SERIOUS. IT'S AMAZING. Here are the links: Apple Store Android This app is going to be your go-to resource for all kinds of practical, easy to implement activities and strategies in your Club. We've had some... Continue Reading →

Welcome!

When I was working as Education Director at Boys & Girls Clubs of the Smoky Mountains, I was constantly scouring the EVERYWHERE for activity ideas and suggestions and anything else I could find. Working at the Club was unlike anything I'd done before, and particularly different than my former life as a middle school teacher.... Continue Reading →

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